Speech and Language Therapist (CAMHS)

Are you a CORU registered speech and language therapist with an interest in working with children who struggle with mental health?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated, enthusiastic, Staff Grade Speech and Language Therapist to join a CAMHS team in Kildare, It is an exciting time of innovation and change with many opportunities within CAMHS.

Medforce are seeking candidates with a broad range of paediatric clinical experience and an understanding of the relationship between speech, language and communication difference and mental healh.

We are open to speaking to candidates who have minimal experience in mental health services but show a sincere interest in developing their skills. Our client offers excellent training, support and supervision for new graduates!

You would work within the multi-disciplinary framework with professionals from a range of disciplines. A key component of the role is to facilitate access to mental health assessment, diagnosis and treatment for young people impacted by speech, language or communication difference.

Experience of working with children and young people in the context of mental health is preferable but not essential, as relevant training will be provided. Clinical supervision, caseload/workload management and mentoring are integral processes for SLTs working in this CAMHS team.

Contract: This is a specified purpose 6-12 month contract, a fulltime position Monday to Friday, 35 hours per week

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